Sports Cars

  • 2019 Ford Mustang

    Ford ditched the V-6 engine for the 2018 model year, but that leaves buyers with fewer choices than rival Chevrolet Camaro customers. Ford is also stuck with a larger power gap between the standard 2.3-liter turbo-4 and the 5.0-liter V-8 than Chevrolet. It looks like Ford has a remedy for the situation coming for the 2020 model year. Hagerty reported on NHTSA VIN decoding documents on Thursday that show not one, but two 2.3-liter turbo-4 engine codes. The first is the same turbo-4 we've come to know in the Mustang with 310 horsepower. The second 2.3-liter turbo-4 listed simply says "TBD"...

  • How the BMW M4 GTS water injection system works
    Learn how BMW used water to make more horsepower in the M4 GTS

    The BMW M4 GTS is one of few production cars to use a water injection system. The M4 GTS sprays water into the intake manifold to cool down air for its engine. How in the world does water help make more horsepower? That's the question Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained answers in this episode...

  • 1992 Dodge Viper with 34 miles for sale
    1992 Dodge Viper in time-capsule condition for sale

    The Dodge Viper left this world in 2017 and we have a feeling that fact has done good things for the cars' values. Case in point, this 1992 Dodge Viper for sale on eBay. However, what's really bound to drive up the price of this car is the fact it was purchased new and has since sat stored in a...

  • 2019 Porsche 911 Speedster spy shots
    2019 Porsche 911 Speedster spy shots and video

    There's a new generation of the 911 waiting in the wings but before it arrives Porsche will launch one last hurrah for the current-generation 991 911 family. The car will be a limited edition 911 Speedster, which was previewed in concept form in June as part of Porsche's 70th anniversary...

  • New Stratos
    Ferrari-based New Stratos is getting a manual gearbox

    At last year's Geneva Motor Show, Manifattura Automobili Torino (MAT) finally brought the reborn Lancia Stratos, dubbed the New Stratos, to life. This year, the company will introduce a new option for the limited run of sports cars: a proper manual transmission. On Tuesday, the company announced...

  • 2020 Mini John Cooper Works GP teaser
    Mini John Cooper Works GP returns next year, will pack 300-plus hp

    For Mini fans, the performance hierarchy goes S, John Cooper Works, and, rarely, John Cooper Works GP. The last time Mini graced fans with a GP model was 2013, and after seven years, the badge will return. Mini announced Wednesday that 2020 John Cooper Works GP model will pack more than 300...

  • Toyota 86 British Green Limited Edition for Japan

    Green is largely absent from automakers' palettes, but the latest hue to show up for the Toyota 86 is downright wonderful. The Japanese brand introduced the 86 British Green Limited Edition on its Japanese consumer website, and it needs to reach our shores. Right now. The British Green color recalls the iconic shade that many British sports cars, as well as the British-inspired Mazda Miata, wore last century. Toyota decided it was time to grace its sports car with a little bit of British heritage. Aluminum wheels with a bronze hue provide a stunning contrast to the deep green color. Toyota...

  • 2016 Porsche 911 R, via Gooding & Company
    WhatsApp founder offloading minty-fresh collection of Porsches

    Porsche-philes, prepare your bank accounts. Gooding & Company will oversee an auction of 10 incredible Porsches from WhatsApp founder Jan Koum's collection. Koum says he's out of space and time to take care of these 10 Porsches, and we wonder what kind of cars took precedence over these. The...

  • 2020 BMW X3 M and X4 M
    2020 BMW X3M and X4M arrive with 503 hp and 177 mph top speed

    It's the new reality: A sporty crossover SUV is as important as a sport sedan from an automaker that makes performance one of its talking points. So it was only a matter of time before BMW released M versions of its compact X3 and X4 crossovers. On Tuesday, BMW revealed the 2020 BMW X3 M and X4 M...

  • 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata 30th Anniversary Edition
    Gone in 14(thousand) seconds: 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata 30th Anniversary edition sells out in hours

    It took just four hours for the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata 30th Anniversary Edition to sell out. All 500 cars are spoken for in the United States, the brand announced this past Saturday. Mazda shared the metrics it witnessed as the car's fans flooded a special website to place their orders for the...

  • 2020 Toyota Supra TRD concept (Edit)
    Toyota Supra TRD concept adds dashes of carbon-fiber

    The 2020 Toyota Supra is fresh off of its reveal at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, but the brand is keen to show off potential performance upgrades to its banner sports car. At the 2019 Osaka Auto Messe in Japan on Saturday, Toyota revealed the Supra Performance Line...

  • 1973 Porsche 917/30 Spyder race car
    Meet the top 5 most expensive Porsches ever sold

    Owning a classic or rare Porsche is a sure-fire way these days to make a lot of cash, really quickly. Today, we'll take a look at the five most expensive Porsche vehicles ever sold, courtesy of Porsche's "Top 5" series on YouTube. The list isn't based on cars sold at the MSRP, but rather what a car...

  • Limited-Edition 2020 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider Italia, 2019 Chicago Auto Show

    Alfa Romeo's 4C Spider soldiers on into the 2020 model year with a new special edition dubbed the Italia. Unveiled on Thursday at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show, the 4C Spider Italia is exclusive to North America and only 15 examples will be built. All of them will feature an exclusive coat of paint called Misano Blue Metallic, plus a piano black finish for the front intake surrounds and rear diffuser. Inside, there will be various “4C Spider Italia” logos and a numbered plaque in the center console. No mechanical changes will be made, meaning the carbon fiber sports car will continue...

  • 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata 30th Anniversary Edition
    2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata 30th Anniversary Edition celebrates 30 years of spritely fun

    This year, the beloved Mazda MX-5 Miata turns 30, and to mark the Japanese roadster's birthday Mazda has introduced the 2019 MX-5 Miata 30th Anniversary Edition. The debut took place on Thursday at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show, which was fitting considering it was at the same show back in 1989 that...

  • 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette logos via GM-Trucks.com
    Mid-engine Chevrolet C8 Corvette gauge cluster animation, logo leaked

    The 2020 mid-engine Chevrolet C8 Corvette is the subject of two new leaks, and both show the revised Corvette logo for the first time. GM-Trucks.com published both a photo of the new badge and a video of the future sports car's startup animation. The website did not share where it obtained the...

  • 2020 Audi TT RS
    Audi TT RS refined with round of updates

    The Audi Sport division has implemented a round of updates for the TT RS sports car. The TT RS is already a fast, agile car that does a good job of handling a track, despite it sharing a platform with the humble Volkswagen Golf (that says more about the Golf, really). For the update, the designers...

  • Chris Harris at RM Sotheby's Youngtimers collection
    Chris Harris has a "man moment" in one of the greatest car collections on earth

    For any car buff born into Generation X, or perhaps even some Millennials, the collection is this video is motoring nirvana. Chris Harris of "Top Gear" visited the RM Sotheby's "Youngtimers" collection where he absolutely geeked out on camera as he dove into the rows of incredible cars from the...

  • 2018 Audi RS6 Avant Nogaro Edition
    Decision to bring Audi RS 6, A6 Avant to US coming soon

    Audi plans to make a decision on whether it will introduce a new generation of the A6 Avant and the hotter RS 6 Avant for the U.S. market soon. CarBuzz initially reported in January that its own source was told by Audi executives that the company had given both wagon models the green light for the...

  • 2010 Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid Concept Edit

    In 2010, Lotus toyed with the idea of a hybrid Evora sports car with the Evora 414E Extended-Range hybrid concept. Today, the car is for sale. Listed on Lotus For Sale and first reported by Motor1, the show car ended in private hands and now seeks a new owner. The current owner doesn't explain how he acquired the car, but it's likely Lotus quietly sold the prototype after testing the car. The powertrain marries a 1.2-liter 3-cylinder gasoline engine to two electric motors. The engine is the range extender, while a battery pack supplies power to the electric motors for 35 miles. After the...

  • 1958 Porsche 356 Carrera Speedster from the Jerry Seinfeld collection - Image via Gooding & Company
    Jerry Seinfeld sued for allegedly selling fake Porsche

    Jerry Seinfeld is famous for his affinity for Porsches, but it seems even he may have been caught out by a less-than-authentic example—if a lawsuit filed against him proves genuine. Seinfeld was sued on Friday by a company based in the Channel Islands called Fica Frio, which at a 2016 auction...

  • 2020 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    New Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 tipped with flat-6, available DCT

    Fans of the manual gearbox, rejoice! Porsche seems keen on ensuring that pure driving pleasure remains a core competency of its upcoming 718 Cayman GT4. However, for buyers after the speed and ease that only a dual-clutch transmission can offer, Porsche looks to have them covered as well. CAR...

  • TVR Griffith prototype, 2017 Goodwood Revival
    Red tape delays TVR Griffith until 2020

    The world was supposed to welcome a reborn TVR Griffith early this year. Now, it's been put on hold until 2020. A report from Dutch website AutoRAI, first spotted by Motor1, detailed the new delay that TVR blames on construction processes at its new Welsh factory. In December TVR said it would...

  • 2020 Jaguar F-Type Checkered Flag Edition
    Jaguar F-Type kicks the stick-shift option

    The sun has set on the Jaguar F-Type's manual transmission option. After poor take rates in North America, Jaguar has nixed the stick-shift option for the 2020 model year. Car and Driver reported Wednesday that based on the number of new and used models currently on sale, buyers opt for the...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Corvette Final Edition for Europe
    2019 Chevrolet Corvette Final Edition lands in Europe

    Chevrolet Europe has launched the 2019 Corvette Final Edition in the old world, and it could mark the beginning of the C7-generation's parade lap. The brand revealed the Final Edition car on Wednesday and said its appointments will be available for either the Corvette Grand Sport or Z06 coupes. The...

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